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BSCI 9055 - Graduate Seminar Series

Building Science Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

The Graduate Seminar series is intended to expose students to current development and issues related to their fields of specialization. The seminar format will include invited experts from within and outside BCIT, and visits to construction sites and building materials manufacturing plants. The topics covered in this course are expected to widen students' professional outlooks and increase their efficiency in carrying out tasks. Possible topic areas include: construction processes, construction management including setting up contract agreements, quality assurance, regulatory affairs (including national and international standards), intellectual property, market assessment, risk assessment, professional skills (for example, teamwork, and conflict resolution), prototyping, product evaluation and testing, technology transfer, project management and time management. Students are also expected to communicate their research/project findings to their peers through oral presentations.





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 79954

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This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 15 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact Program Assistant, at for approval to register for this course. Please include your A#.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Assess issues that are related to their professional activities.
  • Categorize various stages of product development.
  • Develop time and project management skills.
  • Communicate effectively, concisely and correctly in written, spoken and visual forms to a variety of audiences using a wide range of media.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

BSCI 9055 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Building Engineering/Building Science
    Full-time/Part-time   Master of Applied Science
  2. Building Science
    Full-time/Part-time   Master of Engineering


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